Blake Allan

Blake Allan

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Campus Burwood
Supervisor Euan Ritchie
Supervisor John Arnould
Supervisor Jenny Martin (University of Melbourne)

Thesis title
Specialist versus generalist species: a comparative ecological study of common and mountain brushtail possums

Research interests
1. Measuring energy expenditure in a free-ranging arboreal mammals
2. Animal movement ecology
3. Utilising new technology to investigate species habitat preferences, population biology, spatial movement patterns, and behavioural energetics

2009 – 2010 Bachelor of Science (honours) Monash University, Clayton campus, Australia
2010 Research Assistant, Monash University, Clayton campus, Australia

Key publications
Allan, B. M., J. P. Y. Arnould, J. K. Martin, and E. G. Ritchie. 2013. A cost-effective and informative method of GPS tracking wildlife. Wildlife Research 40:345-348.